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CSPAN
May 15, 2017 11:05pm EDT
. >> [applause] jason: good afternoon. again, my name is jason fichtner with the mercatus center at george mason university. i want to thank chris edwards and peter russo and, of course, the cato institute for having me come speak with you today and thank you all for coming out. basically, we divvied this up, jason corporate, me individual, and then ryan will give you the uk experience to give you a sense of what happened and the lessons we can learn. but i want to start my time with general points on tax reform, provide you some guiding principles when thinking about tax reform, and then discuss how the house blueprint and president trump's proposals sort of measure up to those principles. i'm also going to sort of echo a few imperative things j.d. said because they are very important to sort of hit home. first, it really is important to notice that the united states tax code currently severely distorts market decisions and the allocation of resources. it is currently impeding both potential economic growth and potential tax revenue. it is in need of reform. don't think we can do this lat
CSPAN
May 16, 2017 3:02am EDT
jason fichtner, a senior fellow at mercatus out at george mason university. he focuses on tax and budget policy. jason was deputy commissioner and chief economist at the social security administration. he was also senior economist at the joint economic committee, where i was a coworker with him. he has a phd in public policy from virginia tech and author of "the hidden cost of federal tax policy," which is an excellent overview of our topic, and free on the internet, which is a pretty good bargain. finally we will hear from ryan bourne, who occupies the evan scharf chair for understanding of economics at cato. he researches all kinds of economic issues, including tax policies. ryan was the head of economic research at the center for policy studies also in london. ryan has written extensively on economic issues in the u.k. newspapers and has a degree in economics from the university of cambridge. with that i will hand the podium over to j.d. j.d.: hello everybody. in about two weeks we will be celebrating memorial day. you may find yourself at some point over the weekend watching a
CSPAN
May 16, 2017 12:33pm EDT
georgetown. next after j.d. we'll hear from jason. ason is a senior fellow at mercatus out at george mason university. he was deputy commissioner and chief economist at the social security administration. he was also a senior economist at the joint economic committee where i was a co-worker with him. he has a ph.d. in public policy from virginia tech and he's the author of "the hidden cost of federal tax policy" which looks like that which is an excellent overview of our topic and actually free on the internet so that's a pretty good bargain. and then we'll hear from ryan bourne who is the chair of the public understanding of economics at cato. he reference all kinds of economics including tax policy. he was head of public policy at the institute of economic affairs in london and also the head of economic research at the center for policy studies, also in london. ryan's written extensively on economic issues in the u.k. newspapers and he holds a masters degree in economics from the university of cambridge. so with that i am going to hand ver the podium to j.d. j.d.: thank you, chris.
CSPAN
May 16, 2017 9:04am EDT
george mason university. he focuses on tax policy. he was deputy commissioner and chief economist at the social security administration. also senior economist at the joint economic committee where i was a coworker with him. he has a phd in public policy from virginia tech and the author of the hidden cost of federal tax which looks like that. which is an excellent overview of the topic today and actually free on the internet. so that is a pretty good bargain. finally we will hear from ryan born -- he researches all kinds of economic issues including tax policy. before joining cato he was head of public policy at the institute of public affairs in london and also head of economic research at the center for policy studies in london. ryan has written extensively on economic issues in the uk newspapers and holds a masters degree in economics from the university of cambridge. i will hand over the podium not to jd. >> thank you chris.hello everybody. in about two weeks, we will be subbing memorial day. you may find yourself at some point over the weekend watching the ballgame. if you like a go
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